Child humiliated for attempted book theft in Vietnam

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Child humiliated for attempted book theft in Vietnam

The photo of a 12-year-old girl with her arms tied to a railing and a paper sign reading “I’m a thief” taped to her chest has recently gone viral. She was caught trying to steal a dollar's worth of books in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai.

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Vietnam caught in middle-income trap – Japan expert

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SaigonTimes English 24 hour(s) ago 1 related news

HANOI - Japanese expert Kenichi Ohno on April 15 reiterated his view that Vietnam has been caught in a middle-income trap though other specialists have objected to his statement recently.

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Vietnam world’s ninth biggest recipient of remittances

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Vietnam world’s ninth biggest recipient of remittances

HCMC - Vietnam came in ninth among the countries that received the most remittances last year, according to a migration and development brief recently announced by the World Bank (WB).

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Hydropower plants and a fight for water in Vietnam

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Hydropower plants and a fight for water in Vietnam

After exhausting the water flow of many rivers and badly affecting the lives of local people by building hydropower plants, authorities in Vietnam have recently pledged to prioritize water for people over the plants.

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Cambodian woman lauded for cultural preservation in Hue

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Cambodian woman lauded for cultural preservation in Hue

The People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has recently presented a certificate of merit to Odom Vantanak Phuong Monie – a Cambodian, in recognition of her contributions to preserving cultural heritage in Hue ancient capital.

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Vietnam struggling to handle rumors on Facebook

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Vietnam struggling to handle rumors on Facebook

Authorities in Vietnam find it hard to deal with rumors and falsified information that have recently run rampant on social networks like Facebook.

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Course improves rhino horn awareness

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

A training course to raise awareness of women and business people of the threat to rhino’s existence posed by the demand for the animal’s horn has been held recently in Hanoi.

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Pho versus KFC: Food for serious thought

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VietNam News English 4 day(s) ago

Pho versus KFC: Food for serious thought

A series of global fast food restaurants recently made their foray across the main roads of large cities, such as Ha Noi and HCM City.

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Central Vietnam province restores historic bridge

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Central Vietnam province restores historic bridge

Central Quang Tri province recently completed the restoration of the province's iconic Hien Luong bridge back to its original paint colors which convey huge historical importance.

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Vietnam, France export value hits nearly US$362 mil

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Vietnam, France export value hits nearly US$362 mil

(VOV) -Two-way trade volume between Vietnam and France in the first two months of 2014 rose slightly by 3.1% from a year earlier to nearly US$362 million, according to recently released official statistics.

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Writer of Hanoi – Promenade speaks about inspiration

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

Writer of Hanoi – Promenade speaks about inspiration

VietNamNet Bridge – Martin Rama, Delhi-based chief economist for South Asia at the World Bank, recently published a photo book titled Ha Noi - Promenade that includes images of the city during the period he worked here between 2002 and 2010. He talks with Vietnam News about the book.

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Online transaction accounts exposed to danger

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago 2 related news

Online transaction accounts exposed to danger

VietNamNet Bridge – About 15 e-banking websites run by commercial banks and payment portals in Vietnam were hacked on Tuesday. Hackers had managed to exploit a recently revealed security bug called OpenSSL Heartbleed, experts said.

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Enrollment regulation for disabled students confuses universities

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Enrollment regulation for disabled students confuses universities

Many universities are facing difficulties in enrolling disabled students following a recently-issued regulation on special incentives for these candidates.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Apr 11

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – Apr 11

Tuoitrenews briefs you on some of the leading stories published today in Vietnamese media:

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City has 76 projects behind schedule

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SaigonTimes English 1 week(s) ago

HCMC – HCMC now has 76 projects worth nearly VND12.9 trillion (US$612 million) making slow progress or falling behind schedule, city authorities said in a report recently sent to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

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